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Careers @ ACG


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Job applicants are assessed according to criteria such as suitable qualifications for the positions(s) available, experience, personal skills, ability, potential, and performance in interviews and on employment tests, and receive impartial treatment regardless of age, gender, color, race, nationality, ethnicity, faith, disability, sex, marital status or sexual orientation.

CAREERS @ ACG

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Deree – The American College of Greece. Deree seeks high-achieving, student-centered individuals to join our community of faculty and staff.

If interested in applying for a position at Deree, applicants should submit a letter of interest and resume. Screening of applicants will continue until positions are filled.

ONLY APPLICATIONS ADDRESSED TO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE WILL BE CONSIDERED: HIRING PROCEDURES DO NOT INCLUDE INTERMEDIATE ENTITIES OF ANY SORT.

All current vacancies at Deree are posted below on this page.

 


Position: Dean,  School of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Deree – The American College of Greece is seeking a Dean to lead its School of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  This position requires strong interpersonal and leadership skills, qualifications for the rank of associate or full professor in one of the academic disciplines within the School, a record of scholarly activity, and significant prior experience in teaching at a US or UK university; chairing/heading at the department level or higher; hiring, evaluating and developing faculty; accreditation, budgeting, and curriculum design. Familiarity with Greek cultural reality and UK Open University operations is desirable.

Institutional Profile:

The American College of Greece (ACG) is the largest and oldest, comprehensive American educational institution in Europe. Founded in 1875, the College encompasses three divisions: a 900-student secondary school (Pierce), a 2,600-student undergraduate college also offering graduate programs in communication and psychology (Deree), and Greece’s premiere, private graduate school of business (ALBA) enrolling nearly 400 degree-seeking students plus executive education. ACG is committed to extending educational opportunities to qualified students of diverse backgrounds with students originating from over 50 countries. The College’s faculty, dedicated to teaching, scholarship and service, cultivate a rich intellectual campus environment and contribute to the advancement of knowledge in their disciplines. ACG is accredited by NEASC in the US and has over 35,000 graduates around the world.

 

Search Timeline, Start Date and Application Instructions:

The review of applications will begin immediately and applications will be accepted until a qualified candidate has been identified.

Anticipated start date: September 1, 2017

Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in any member nation of the European Union.

Please submit the following materials electronically to vacancies@acg.edu:

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number for at least five persons who have known you in a professional context.)

Position: Communication Faculty

The School of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Deree – The American College of Greece seeks associate or full-time faculty to teach undergraduate courses in the area of public relations, and possibly graduate courses in public relations or digital media. Full-time faculty members teach 8 courses per year and are active members of the department, school and College. Associate Faculty members teach 6 courses per year and also provide some additional service to the department and College.

Required Qualifications:  

  • PhD in mass communication or related discipline
  • At least one graduate degree from an English speaking institution of higher learning
  • Outstanding command of spoken and written English
  • Demonstrated research track (for full time faculty)
  • At least one year of higher education teaching experience
  • Hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in any member nation of the European Union

General Skills:

  • Ability to conduct academic research and publish (for full time instructors)
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate curricular development and teaching effectiveness
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team
  • An understanding of current practices in public relations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional experience in public relations or related field

Anticipated Start Date:  January or September 2017

Application Instructions:
Please submit the following materials to: vacancies@acg.edu, indicating Communication Faculty in the subject line. 

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional context)

Position: Full-Time or Associate Faculty in Public Relations/Full-Time Faculty and Part-Time Instructors in Economics, Psychology, History, Computer Sciences, Communication and other disciplines

Deree – The American College of Greece seeks associate or full-time faculty to teach undergraduate, and possibly graduate courses in public relations.
The College is also looking for qualified applicants for full and part-time positions in Economics, Psychology, History, Computer Sciences, Communication and other disciplines.
Qualifications:  

  • PhD in Mass Communication, Economics, Psychology, History, Computer Sciences, Communication or related discipline
  • At least one graduate degree from an English language institution
  • Outstanding spoken and written English
  • Demonstrated research track (for full-time faculty)
  • At least one year of higher education teaching experience
  • Work experience and an understanding of current practices in any of these academic areas

Application Instructions:
Please submit the following materials to: vacancies@acg.edu, indicating Full-Time or Associate Faculty in Public Relations or Full-Time or Part-Time Instructors in any of the abovementioned academic disciplines, in the subject line. 

  • A cover letter describing relevant experience and scholarly interests,
  • A current CV
  • Contact details of three people who have known you in a professional context

Position: Part-time Instructor in Multimedia Applications for Communication

Campaigns-MA in Strategic Communication and Public Relations

Deree-The American College of Greece seeks to appoint a part-time instructor to teach the course Multimedia Applications for Communication Campaigns in its MA in Strategic Communication and Public Relations program
Required Qualifications:

  • A master’s degree in Digital Media (multimedia) Design or related discipline from an accredited higher education institution.
  • Teaching experience, preferably at an institution of higher education where English is the language of instruction.
  • Professional experience in digital media applications, which include 2D and 3D applications, video, animation and web scripting.  Proficiency in video, motion graphics and audio applications (Premiere, Final Cut, After Effects, Animate, Adobe Audition) and/or 3D applications (Autodesk Maya, 3D Studio Max and/or Cinema 4D).
  • Understanding how digital media design and development can support the curriculum of the MA program; a record of digital media portfolio and current media practice and design.

Preferred Qualifications:
A Ph. D. in Digital Media (multimedia) Design or related discipline from an accredited higher education institution.
Anticipated Course Start Date:  April 24, 2017
For informal enquiries about the course and the position please contact Dr. Argyro Kefala at email: argykefala@acg.edu
Application InstructionsApplicants should submit the following materials to vacancies@acg.edu, indicating Multimedia Applications for Communication Campaigns in the subject line:     

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact information (name, e-mail address, telephone number) for at least three persons who can provide a professional reference.

Position: Part-Time Instructors in Digital Image (CVs for future openings)

The Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts at Deree-The American College of Greece is building a pool of qualified instructor candidates for any future openings in the area of Digital Image. 
Required Qualifications:
Postgraduate degree in Visual Arts with a focus on photography, digital media, new genres, and related fields. PhD or MFA helpful. Eligible for Ministry of Education registration number.
Knowledge:
Specialized and broad practical and theoretical knowledge in the area of digital image.   Knowledge of related areas such as history of photography, art history, media history, digital media.
Experience:

  • Experience in teaching in higher education in the areas of digital image.
  • Proven track record as practitioner in the arts with knowledge of practice-based research.
  • Evidence of development and delivery of digital image – related projects. Portfolio will be reviewed.
  • Knowledge of Photoshop.

General Skills

  • Ability to contribute to the curriculum of related areas in studio art.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Course administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to initiate curricular development and deliver effective teaching.
  • Ability to work independently and as a part of a team on research and teaching programs.
  • A commitment to student-centered learning 

Submission Instructions:
Applicants should submit the following materials to vacancies@acg.edu, indicating Part-Time Instructors in Digital Image in the subject line:  

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number of at least three persons who have known you in a professional context)

Position: Part-Time Instructor in Graphic Design, for the courses History of Graphic Design (L5) and Contemporary Design Issues (L6)

The Frances Rich School of Fine & Performing Arts at Deree-The American College of Greece seeks a part time instructor to teach undergraduate courses in the areas of History of Graphic Design and Contemporary Design Issues. 

Required Qualifications:  

MA in Graphic Design / Visual Communication, Graphic Design History or equivalent field with at least one degree from a US or UK  institution  . PhD or MFA helpful.
Eligible for Ministry of Education registration number.

Knowledge:

Specialized and broad theoretical knowledge in the area of Graphic Design History and Contemporary Design issues. Significant professional experience and practical knowledge in the field of Graphic Design or Visual Communication.

Experience

  • Teaching Experience in higher education in the field of Graphic Design / Visual Communication.
  • Proven track record as a design professional with knowledge of practice-based research.
  • Evidence of development and delivery of Graphic Design-related projects. 

 

General Skills

  • Ability to contribute to the curriculum of related areas such as design research, visual literacy and branding.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Course administrative and organizational skills.
  • Ability to initiate curricular development and deliver effective teaching.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Commitment to student-centered learning. 

 

Anticipated Start Date:  Spring 2018

Application Deadline: April 24, 2017

Application Instructions:

Please submit the following materials to: vacancies@acg.edu, indicating Graphic Design Part-Time Instructor (History of Graphic Design / Contemporary Design Issues) in the subject line. 

  • A cover letter describing previous related experience and scholarly interests
  • A current CV
  • Contact details (name, e-mail address, telephone number) of at least three persons who have known you in a professional context).